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The 37th IWK Telethon for Children on CTV Returns on June 6, 2021

Celebrating its 37th year, the IWK Telethon will be broadcasting from the CTV studios in Halifax on Sunday, June 6 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Cancelling the IWK Telethon last year for the first time in 36 years due to COVID-19 was one of the hardest decisions the IWK Foundation has ever made, and it was devastating to the Maritime community who look forward to this time-honoured tradition each year.

We’re working closely with our partners at CTV to bring the 2021 broadcast to life in an innovative, virtual and safe way as we continue the important tradition of recognizing the incredible generosity of donors throughout the Maritimes. While we will miss having everyone come together at the IWK and at our remote sites throughout the Maritimes, we need to keep our community safe during the pandemic.

The Telethon broadcast will celebrate the power of the Maritime community coming together in support of the IWK, which is why this beloved event has been so successful over the last 36 years. Your support of this year’s IWK Telethon will help fund urgent priorities and opportunities at the IWK including equipment, education, research and innovation.

Be part of the Maritime tradition of the community coming together to bring the possibilities into reality for the IWK!

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